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Using SSH public/private keys or ssh-agent with Fetch (2 posts)

  • Started 7 years ago by Erik
  • Latest reply 7 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • Erik Member

    I have followed the instructions for making a new connection and get the following response:

    SFTP connection could no be opened because the connection to the SFTP server could not be established or was lost. Try again, or contact the server administrator to verify that you have the correct hostname, username, password, and authentication method, and that the server is running. Server responded "Pemission denied (publickey)."

    I have the authentication key, but fetch does not ask me for it. Where can I enter the key so the server lets fetch in?

    Posted 7 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator


    Fetch leverages the OpenSSH software built into OS X. OpenSSH keys are installed in the .ssh folder in the home folder. You'll also need to add your public key to the authorized_keys file in the .ssh folder on the server.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 7 years ago #


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